Obituaries 5/12/20

Roger Pippin

Roger Pippin, better known as “Flop”, 67, of Gainesboro, passed away April 23 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Graveside services were held April 28 at the Young Cemetery in the McCoinsville community with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating at the services.

He was born Oct. 23, 1952 in Gainesboro. He worked in construction.

He was preceded in death by: parents, Joe Polk Pippin and Ora D. Williams Pippin; wife, Arlene Pippin; daughter, Ashley Pippin; brothers, Butch Pippin, Donnie Pippin and Bill “Pokey” Pippin; and sisters, Linda and Thelma.

Surviving relatives include: sons, Tommy Biggs of Gainesboro, Donny Pippin of Baxter and Billy Pippin of Gainesboro; daughters, Jennifer Biggs of Baxter and Lindsay Pippin of Gainesboro; and seven grandchildren.

Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Linda Sue Stacy

Linda Sue Stacy, 71, of Gainesboro, passed away April 25 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Graveside services were held April 27 at the Stacy Cemetery in the Old Antioch community with Ulis Hammock officiating at the services.

She was born Aug. 14, 1948 in Kentucky. She was a factory worker.

She was preceded in death by: parents, Howard Franklin Hampton and Vergie Merle Aker Hampton; two brothers; and two sisters.

Surviving relatives include: husband, Cecil J. Stacy of Gainesboro; daughters, Cynthia Lorrine Kuderik of Trenton, Mich., Lisa Marie Sawicki of Trenton, Mich. and Carrie Leann Abner of Gainesboro; grandchildren, Joshua Kyle Kuderik, John Tyler Sawicki, Nickolas Tanner Sawicki, Alexis Nicole Sawicki, Cecily Justine Sawicki, Courtney Paige Stacy and Gavin Lloyd Abner; great grandchildren, Cady Alexandria Stacy, Gracie Mae Sawicki and Nathaniel David Kuderik.

Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

John Dailey Jr.

John Dailey, Jr., 83 of Gainesboro, passed away on April 28 at Signature Healthcare in Algood. The family will hold a private graveside service at the John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery in the Stone community with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating at the service.

He was born Sept. 14, 1936 in Clay County. He was a retired truck driver and served in the U.S. Navy.

He was preceded in death by: parents, John Dailey Sr. and Daisy Lynn Dailey; sisters, Hazel Allen and Shirley Heady; and brothers, Clyde Dailey, Bill Dailey, Garland Dailey, Jack Dailey and Ray Dailey.

Surviving relatives include: wife, Betty Lou Clark Dailey of Gainesboro; son, Johnny Dailey of Gainesboro; and brothers, Roy Dailey of S.C and JB Dailey of Gainesboro.

Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Roy Head

Roy Head, 74, of Columbia, passed away on May 1. Funeral services were held May 3, at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery.

He was a truck driver and a lifelong member of the Church of Christ having fellowship at the North View Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by: parents, Claude and Ethel Head.

Surviving relatives include: daughter, Jennifer (Will) Broyles of Fla.; granddaughter, Haley; sisters, Dimple Fitts of Hendersonville, Phyllis Garland of White House, Barbara (Tom) Duvall and Margie (Billy) Jones of Columbia; several nieces and nephews; and a special Christian friend, Mildred Holcomb.

Odus Ray Buck Sr.

Odus Ray Buck Sr., 64, of Livingston, passed away May 6 at his residence. Graveside services were held May 9 at Stacy Cemetery in the Old Antioch community with Ulis Hammock officiating.

He was born Jan. 13, 1956 in Jackson County. He attended the I Am Worship Church in Rickman.

He was preceded in death by: parents, Otis Draper and Addie C. Stacy Buck; brother, Michael Eugene Buck; sister, Doris Hamlet; and brother, James Earl Buck.

Surviving relatives include: wife, Brenda Kay Brummett of Livingston; son, Odus Buck Jr. of Allons; daughter, Lora Ann Buck Dryden and Jessica Kay Buck Threet, both of Livingston; brothers, Gary and Leroy Buck, both of Gainesboro; special nephew, Larry Hamlet; 10 grandchildren; and one great grandchild.

Anderson-Upper Cumberland Home was in charge of arrangements.

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